Comedy: Eye on the New

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Described by one newspaper as "Harry Enfield for the millennium", Simon Day is a canny character comedian whose talents as rambling music-hall performer Tommy Cockles and others have reached a wide audience through The Fast Show.

Brentford, Waterman's Arts Centre (0181-568 1176) tonight; Hull Truck Theatre (01482 323 638) 15 Dec

Fans of stand-up have the chance to see some of its finest exponents all on one bill tomorrow night, at Artsline's 15th birthday bash.

Among those taking part in this charity benefit - in aid of the information service for disabled people on arts and entertainment in London - are the superb Mark Thomas, Alan Davies and Dylan Moran (this year's Perrier Award-winner), as well as Kevin Day, Liam O'Carroll and MC, Phill Jupitus.

Artsline's 15th Birthday, Riverside Studios, Crisp Rd, Hammersmith, London W6 (0181-741 2255) 8 Dec 8pm. Tickets pounds 10/ pounds 7.50 concs